DVD Releases For July 8, 2008
--In-Movie Experience -- Picture-in-picture interactive commentary with cast and crew with behind-the-scenes footage, stills and comic panels.
--Additional Footage -- Series of short featurettes, one with screenwriter David S. Goyer, one with a CG/live action comparison of the shot where Batman lands on the floor of Arkham Asylum and one about the Tumbler and the stunt test work required to make it work.
--"The Journey Begins" -- A look at the pre-production with footage of Goyer and Nolan working on the script and Christian Bale discussing preparing for the role.
--"Gotham City Rises" -- Production design of Gotham, Wayne Manor and the Batcave.
--"Cape and Cowl" -- Costuming Batman, including the famous Batman cowl and cape.
--"The Tumbler" -- Discussion of the working Batmobile (called the Tumbler in the film).
--"Path to Discovery" -- Discussion of the on-location shoot in Iceland.
--"Saving Gotham City" -- Looking at the special effects of the film.
--"Genesis of the Bat" -- Featurette of comic book influences.
--"Takman Begins" -- Batman spoof by Jimmy Fallon for the MTV Movie Awards
--Confidential Files -- Dockets about the world of Batman.
THE MUMMY On 2-Disc Deluxe Edition DVD
Deep in the Egyptian desert, a handful of people searching for a long-lost treasure have just unearthed a 3,000 year old legacy of terror. Combining the thrills of a rousing adventure with the suspense of Universal's legendary 1932 horror classic THE MUMMY, Starring Brendan Fraser, is a true nonstop action epic, filled with dazzling visual effects, top-notch talent and superb storytelling, now on 2-Disc Deluxe Edition DVD from Universal Studios Home Ent.
The 1999 film's vfx were by ILM, The Visual Effects Company (as The Mill), Cinesite Hollywood, Pacific Title/Mirage and Vision Crew Unlimited.
New Special Features:
--"An Army To Rule The World Part 1" featurette
--"Unraveling The Legacy Of The Mummy" featurette
--Digital copy of the film
--Sneak Peak of THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR
Special Features From THE MUMMY Ultimate Edition (Released 2001):
--Three audio commentaries: Director Stephen Sommers and editor Bob Ducsay, star Brendan Fraser and actors Oded Fehr, Kevin J. O'Connor, Arnold Vostoo
--"Building A Better Mummy," documentary about the making of the film (49:45)
--"Visual And Special Effects Formation," on how the special effects were done
--"Egyptology 101," text about aspects of Egyptian history
--"Pharaoh Lineage," text on the history of the Egyptian Pharaohs
THE MUMMY RETURNS On Deluxe Edition DVD and Blu-ray
Relive one of the most intense action-adventure movies ever with THE MUMMY RETURNS Deluxe Edition DVD from Universal Studios Home Ent. Now, experience the pulse-pounding action and spectacular special effects like never before from director Stephen Sommers. Digitally restored for optimum picture quality, this deluxe edition is loaded with thrilling bonus features including behind-the-scenes footage, commentaries and a sneak peek and a ticket offer for one of the summer's most anticipated movies THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR. THE MUMMY RETURNS 2-Disc Deluxe Edition DVD also features an exclusive downloadable digital copy of the film.
The 2001's film's vfx were by CFC/MVFX, The Computer Film Company, Digiscope, ILM, Matte World Digital, Snow Business International, Temptu and The Visual Effects Company (as The Mill).
DVD and Blu-ray Special Features:
--"Visual And Special Effects Formation" -- VFX Supervisor John Berton walks the audience through the step-by-step process of creating the visual effects for the film.
--"An Army To Rule The World Part 2" -- A recap of the villainous armies and the special effects behind THE MUMMY and THE MUMMY RETURNS.
--THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR Sneak Peek.
--Feature Commentaries -- With director/writer Stephen Sommers and executive producer/editor Bob Ducsay.
--"Unraveling The Legacy Of THE MUMMY" -- A look back at the evolution of one of the most enduring franchises of all time.